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Bauer Rock (South Mountain)  Rock Climbing 

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Location: 40.5682, -75.4358 View Map  Incorrect?
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Classic V3 Arete High Left


Great Classic A town Area

Getting There 

From rt.309 take Emmaus Ave. exit and head east to South Fourth St.(about ten or fifteen minutes, Dunkin Doughnuts on the corner) turn right (south) and at the top of the hill turn left at the light, this is East Rock Road, drive for about a mile , park on right at the sign for Big Rock Park (small pull off). Follow access road along fence through or around the big y tree and enjoy finding clusters of boulders all over the face of the hill

Climbing Season

For the Northeast Ridges and Valleys area.

Weather station 5.7 miles from here

7 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',4],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]

Featured Route For Bauer Rock (South Mountain)
Rock Climbing Photo: Ratchet Strapped |V6| FA Jeff Carroll

Ratchet Strapped V6 7A  Pennsylvania : Northeast Ridges and Valley... : ... : The Shield Boulder
Start sitting on the stone that rests under the shield.Use a flat deep jug for your right hand and a moderate side pull hidden under the roof for your left hand. Climb up the shield using all the holds on the face to help you access the crack feature which forms the right side of the shield. Enjoy!...[more]   Browse More Classics in Pennsylvania

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By Jeff Carroll
Nov 3, 2015
If you can get past the unfortunate spray paint that litters the upper boulders the lower left and right flanks of the mountain hold some good blocs that yield quality lines.
By Tim Quick
From: Nazareth, Pa
Mar 26, 2016
This place even has a Rave Cave!! Doesn't get much better than that!
Rock Climbing Photo: The Rave Cave!
The Rave Cave!

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